Ames Comm School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 8 public schools managed by Ames Comm School District serving 4,518 students in Ames, Iowa.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the Iowa state average of 23%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is more than the state average of 14:1.

Ames Comm School District (2020)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Ames Ames High School
    1921 Ames High Drive
    Ames, IA 50010
    (515)817-0600

    Grades: 9-12 | 1277 students
  • Ames Ames Middle School
    3915 Mortensen Road
    Ames, IA 50014
    (515)268-2400

    Grades: 6-8 | 996 students
  • Ames Edwards Elementary School
    820 Miller Ave
    Ames, IA 50014
    (515)239-3760

    Grades: K-5 | 342 students
  • Ames Fellows Elementary School
    1235 20th St.
    Ames, IA 50010
    (515)239-3765

    Grades: K-5 | 525 students
  • Ames Meeker Elementary School
    300 20th Street
    Ames, IA 50010
    (515)239-3770

    Grades: K-5 | 477 students
  • Ames Mitchell Elementary School
    3521 Jewel Dr
    Ames, IA 50010
    (515)239-3775

    Grades: K-5 | 291 students
  • Ames Northwood Pre-school
    3012 Duff Avenue
    Ames, IA 50010
    (515)268-2470

    Grades: PK-K | 295 students
  • Ames Sawyer Elementary School
    4316 Ontario St
    Ames, IA 50010
    (515)239-3790

    Grades: K-5 | 315 students

Overview

School District NameAmes Comm School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students4,518 students
# of Teachers297 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
# of Male Students2,197 students
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students2,321 students
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.52
# of American Indian Students9 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students440 students
% Asian Students
10%
# of Hispanic Students369 students
% Hispanic Students
8%
# of Black Students394 students
% Black Students
9%
# of White Students3,053 students
% White Students
67%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students253 students
% of Two or more races Students
6%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:256
# of Students in Kindergarten:376
# of Students in 1st Grade:328
# of Students in 2nd Grade:328
# of Students in 3rd Grade:347
# of Students in 4th Grade:315
# of Students in 5th Grade:295
# of Students in 6th Grade:330
# of Students in 7th Grade:362
# of Students in 8th Grade:304
# of Students in 9th Grade:311
# of Students in 10th Grade:345
# of Students in 11th Grade:313
# of Students in 12th Grade:308
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Ames Comm School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 334 school districts in Iowa (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 91% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
77%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ames Comm School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
75%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ames Comm School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Ames Comm School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $13,079 is higher than the state average of $10,736. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $11,453 is higher than the state average of $10,774. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IA)
Total Revenue$58 MM$7 MM
This chart display total revenue of Ames Comm School District and average revenue for each school distric in IA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$51 MM$7 MM
This chart display total spending of Ames Comm School District and average spending for each school distric in IA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,079$10,736
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Ames Comm School District and average revenue per public school student in IA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$11,453$10,774
This chart display average spending per public school student in Ames Comm School District and average spending per public school student in IA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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